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Philip Larkin

Person  Male  Born 9/8/1922  Died 2/12/1985

Categories: Poetry

Born Coventry. Larkin spent 30 years in the northern port city of Hull working as a university librarian. He shunned the limelight, refusing to appear on television and turning down a request to become Poet Laureate after John Betjeman's death.

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Philip Larkin

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Philip Larkin

The Whitsun Weddings (recalling a train journey on Whitsun Saturday afternoon...

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Philip Larkin

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Silver Jubilee urn

Hughes became Poet Laureate a few years later and Larkin was of similar stand...

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